Steve McKnight

VP for National Capital Region

Area(s) of Interest: Solid Mechanics
Phone: (571) 858-3002

900 N Glebe Rd Arlington, VA 22203


Steve McKnight serves as vice president for the National Capital Region, developing and overseeing strategic initiatives for Virginia Tech in the region. He also coordinates services and program initiatives for the university’s seven sites in the region. His personal research focuses on advanced polymer composite materials and polymer adhesion science, including innovative composites manufacturing techniques.


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware
  • M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University